Rumors are surging through Appernysia that a Beholder has been born, the first wielder of True Sight in over a millennium. Seventeen-year-old Lon Marcs discovers he has been blessed-or cursed-with this gift. He cant control the power of True Sight and feels it killing him with each passing day. He realizes that the only people who might possess the kwledge to save his life are the sworn enemies of his king. To obtain their help, Lon would have to journey into exile, leaving behind his village, family, and beloved Kaylen. Although this is the hardest decision Lon has ever made, it is only the first of many that will test his strength and challenge his interpretation of right and wrong.
Terron James is an English teacher and a member and former president of the Tooele chapter of the League of Utah Writers. He lives in Tooele, Utah.